Measurement for our planet
Measurement for our planet

Following COP26, discover how NPL plays a key role in enabling climate action through the delivery of accurate, reliable data that supports decision making and enables low carbon innovation.


PhD opportunities

Develop your research career at NPL

You can progress your doctoral work in a friendly, supportive, expert environment at NPL. You have access to our pool of experts meaning you benefit from the widest range of measurement specialists in the UK, all under one roof.

A unique collaboration

All our PhD students are part of the Postgraduate Institute for Measurement Science (PGI), which brings together more than 150 postgraduate researchers co-supervised by our amazing people, in collaboration with over 30 leading UK universities. The PGI is managed in association with the University of Surrey and University of Strathclyde and will boost your future employability and skills, and help you become a world-class researcher in your chosen field.

All our PhD vacancies are included with our other job opportunities.

Current vacancies

Are you ready to make an impact?

Push the boundaries of your education and skills, and make a difference to the biggest challenges facing the UK and beyond.